Effect of Obesity on Oocyte and Embryo Quality in Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 07/01/2011
Shah DK et al. – Obesity was associated with fewer normally fertilized oocytes, lower estradiol levels, and lower pregnancy and live birth rates. Infertile women requiring in vitro fertilization (IVF) should be encouraged to maintain a normal weight during treatment.